The Advertising Association promotes the role and rights of responsible advertising and its value to people, society, businesses and the economy. We represent UK advertisers, agencies and brands on behalf of the entire industry, acting as the connection between industry professionals and the politicians and policy-makers.

The Advertising Association focuses on major industry and policy areas that have huge ramifications on UK advertising. This section contains our work around Brexit, HFSS and gambling advertising, data and-privacy, trust, the digital charter and our Industrial Strategy campaigns.

Front Foot is the UK advertising industry’s members’ network. Membership offers a range of exclusive benefits, from early access to Credos research to invitations to networking events. Front Foot members seek to collaboratively find solutions to the biggest issues facing advertising.

Become A Member

Members of our exclusive Front Foot network receive early access to Credos research, invitations to regular breakfast briefings and networking events, and receive the exclusive Front Foot Quarterly magazine. To apply for membership, click here.

The Advertising Association runs a number of events, from our annual LEAD summit to the Media Business Course and regular breakfast briefings for our members. We are also the official UK representative for the world’s biggest festival of creativity – Cannes Lions.


/ March 30th 2020
Cannes Lions

As UK Representative for Cannes Lions, we’re looking to find the very best young creative talent to compete on behalf of the UK at Cannes Lions against other young advertising professionals from around the world. We ran six competitions between 13-16 March – Design, Digital, Film, Marketers, Media and Print and received almost 180 entries.

The Competition brief was based on our Diversity & Inclusion Initiative and the entire competition takes place remotely.

We are delighted to have recruited a fantastic cohort of industry professionals to judge the work. Please find their details below. The winning teams will be announced w/c 30 March.

Six winning teams will be flown to Cannes to compete in the global Young Lions competitions and six highly commended runners-up teams will receive tickets to our annual summit, LEAD, currently scheduled for January 2021.

Design Jury


Digital Jury


Film Jury


Media Jury


Print Jury


Marketers Jury



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